Edgewater Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Edgewater (6027) is a suburb of Perth, Northern Suburbs, Western Australia. It is about 23 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Edgewater is in the federal electorate of Moore.

In the 2011 census the population of Edgewater was 4,531 and is comprised of approximately 52.9% females and 47.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Edgewater is 41 years of age.

52.1% of people living in the suburb of Edgewater were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 21.5% England, 3.4% South Africa, 3.3% New Zealand, 2.1% Scotland, 1.3% Zimbabwe, 1.2% Ireland, 1.1% Germany, 1.0% Netherlands, 0.8% China , 0.6% Wales, 0.5% Italy, 0.5% Singapore, 0.5% India, 0.4% Zambia.

88.3% of people living in Edgewater speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.6% German, 1.5% Other, 1.0% Mandarin, 0.8% Dutch, 0.5% Italian, 0.4% French, 0.4% Thai, 0.3% Arabic.

The religious makeup of Edgewater is 26.3% No religion, 24.4% Anglican, 22.7% Catholic, 7.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.4% Uniting Church, 3.0% Baptist, 2.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.9% Christian, nfd, 1.5% Pentecostal, 1.0% Buddhism.

54.4% of people are married, 28.8% have never married and 8.9% are divorced and 3.0% are separated. There are 184 widowed people living in Edgewater.

58.3% of the people living in Edgewater over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.2% are working on a part time basis. Edgewater has an unemployment rate of 3.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Edgewater are 21.9% Professionals, 18.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 17.8% Technicians & trades workers, 11.5% Managers, 9.6% Sales workers, 9.4% Community & personal service workers, 6.6% Labourers, 3.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Edgewater work in are 12.8% Health care and social assistance, 11.3% Construction, 10.6% Retail trade, 10.2% Education and training, 8.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.8% Manufacturing, 6.6% Public administration and safety, 4.2% Mining, 4.1% Accommodation and food services.

35.3% of homes are fully owned, and 46.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 16.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $673 per week and the median household income is $1635 per week.

The median rent in Edgewater is $350 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1750 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Edgewater postcode 6027

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